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When “Me Time” Isn’t Really “Me” Time

Choose wisely, my friends, or that time you are counting towards yourself is not going to count for anything. Recently I’ve explored the idea of “me time” — both my struggle with it and my friend Shannon’s conquering of it. Exploring this subject has taught me a lot. Mostly that I’m doing it wrong. But before I tell you how…

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How to Overcome the “There’s Never Any Time” Issue.

If you’re anything like me, you loved the show “Saved By the Bell” at some point in your life. I am SURE the writers or actors never thought bits of it would stick with us well into our adulthoods, but I cannot even tell you how many times I’ve thought, “No time! There’s never any time!” which is of course…

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Olympics, Family, and New Endeavors.

I don’t get in to the Olympics. I really haven’t since like 1984. I don’t dislike them, I just am mostly ambivalent. I need a good human interest piece to get me hooked. I know: I am what’s wrong with America. I have seen bits and pieces here and there (*ahem* Misty and Kerri) and enjoyed what I’ve seen (hey…

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